Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886/Thomson, (Sir) William
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Thomson, (Sir) William, created D.C.L. 13 June, 1866; scholar Peter House, Cambridge, 1842, 2nd wrangler, Smith's prizeman & B.A. 1845, fellow 1845-52 & 1872, M.A. 1848, LL.D. 1866, F.R.S., professor of natural philosophy, Glasgow, 1866, president Royal Society, Edinburgh, knighted 10 Nov., 1866.